Salman Khan has been convicted in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case by Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri. Meanwhile, the other accused– actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu, and Neelam Kothari have been acquitted in the 20-year-old case.
Salman was accused of killing two blackbucks in Bhagoda ki Dhani in Kankani village near Jodhpur on the intervening night of October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain.
Charged under the Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, Khan may face maximum punishment of six years and minimum one-year jail term.
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